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               Tools and Tips for Talking with Your Child About CF

Our kids can sure come up with some interesting questions! Our answers will shape how they see themselves, their world and their medical condition. It can also make a big difference on whether or not they take responsibilty for their self-care. Education about CF is critical and it should start at about age 2.

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Here is a link to a section in this website which will teach you how to explain CF to children including recommendations for language to use as well as books and videos for kids.

Link: http://www.happyheartfamilies.citymax.com/teaching_child_about_cf.html

Children think and learn differently than adults because their brains physically operate in a different way. That's why it's so important to make sure that we are teaching our children about CF (and life) in a way that THEY understand. Here is a great video example of how children think very differently based on age and stage of child development.


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